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From Africville to Alton Gas: A Pop-Up Book Launch for There’s Something in the Water

  • Date: October 3, 2018
  • Starts: 6:00pm – Ends: 9:00pm
  • Location: Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Regan Hall
  • Address: 5440 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Ingrid Waldron’s book, There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities. This book examines the legacy of environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study. A panel discussion will address the issues and stories documented in the book. Elder Geri Musqua-LeBlanc will be present to open the event that will include the following individuals:

Lenore Zann, MLA Nova Scotia for Truro - Bible Hill - Millbrook - Salmon River

Ellen Sweeney, Director of Stategic Research Initiatives at Atlantic PATH and an Affiliate Scientist at the Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute

Mikiko Terashima, assistant professor in the School of Planning and the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie

Irvine Carvery, past president of the Africville Genealogy Society

Louise Delisle, founder of the South End Environmental Injustice Society in Shelburne, NS

Dorene Bernard, 2017 Coady Chair in Social Justice, residential school survivor and water protector from Indian Brook, NS.

Books will be available for purchase.

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